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[texts]Constitution, by-laws and act of incorporation of the Canadian Handicrafts Guild (Incorporated) [microform] - Canadian Handicrafts Guild
Caption title: Constitution and by-laws of the Canadian Handicrafts Guild
Keywords: Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Handicraft; Artisanat
Downloads: 66
[movies]National Hand Craft
NationalHandcraft brings to you the best of Indian handicrafts online. Antiques gift Items & decorative from the best manufacturers in Delhi, India..Visit:
Keywords: buy; indian; handicrafts
[movies]National Hand Craft
NationalHandcraft brings to you the best of Indian handicrafts online. Antiques gift Items & decorative from the best manufacturers in Delhi, India..Visit:
Keywords: buy; indian; handicrafts
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[texts]Constitution and by-laws of the Canadian Handicrafts Guild [microform] - Canadian Handicrafts Guild
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Keywords: Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Artisanat; Handicraft
Downloads: 40
[texts]The Canadian Handicrafts Guild [microform] : (incorporated by Dominion Act of Parliament, 1906) : what it has done - Canadian Handicrafts Guild
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Keywords: Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Handicraft; Artisanat
Downloads: 54
[texts]Canadian Handicrafts Guild [microform] : exhibition, 1907 - Canadian Handicrafts Guild
"Under the distinguished patronage of Their Excellencies the Governor-General and the Countess Grey."
Keywords: Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Handicraft; Artisanat
Downloads: 68
[texts]The Canadian Handicrafts Guild, 586 St. Catherine St. West, Montreal ... [microform] : aim of the Guild, to encourage, revive and develop handicrafts and home art industries throughout the Dominion - Canadian Handicrafts Guild
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Keywords: Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Handicraft; Artisanat
Downloads: 65
[texts]The Canadian Handicrafts Guild, 586 St., Catherine St. W., Montreal ... [microform] : aim of the Guild, to encourage, revive and develop handicrafts and home art industries throughout the Dominion - Canadian Handicrafts Guild
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Keywords: Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Canadian Handicrafts Guild; Handicraft; Artisanat
Downloads: 52
[texts]ERIC ED215465: Strings 'N' Things: A Teaching Manual for the Blind. Appropriate Technologies for Development. Reprint R-24. - ERIC
The manual offers guidelines for teaching crafts to blind adults with a rehabilitation program oriented toward manual dexterity. The macrame projects described progress from the simple to the more complicated. An introductory section offers helpful hints and instructions for knots and patterns. Projects range from cutting with scissors to covering a lamp shade. Illustrations are provided throughout the manual...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adults; Blindness; Handicrafts; Rehabilitation
Downloads: 2
[texts]Note book on weaving, spinning, dying & other handcrafts - Gregg, Richard B.,1885-1975
Manuscript notebook on weaving, spinning, dying & other handcrafts
Keywords: Weaving; Spinning; Dyes and dyeing; Handicrafts
Downloads: 126
[texts]The Activities of Bengal Home Industries Association, 1917-1940 (Author: Iftikhar-ul-Awwal, 1981) - Iftikhar-ul-Awwal
Iftikhar-ul-Awwal (1981) 'The Activities of the Bengal Home Industries Association, 1917-1940', Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Vols. XXIV-XXVI, Year: 1979-81, pp.179-188
Keywords: Bengal; colonial; Home Industries; handicrafts; India; British; Raj; Industries
Downloads: 1
[texts]News from Nowhere, or, An Epoch of Rest - Morris, William, 1834-1896
William Morris's vision of a future uptopia, published in 1890
Keywords: Utopia; Utopias; Socialism; Communism; Handicrafts; Arts and crafts
Downloads: 286
[texts]ERIC ED343731: African Past: Migrant Present. A Guide to the Exhibition. - ERIC
This exhibit guide describes an exhibition of African folk arts produced by seasonal migrant farmworkers in western New York State. Workers come from the American South, Haiti, Puerto Rico, and Jamaica. The exhibition pieces were collected through the BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center's Folk Arts Program and Creative Artists Migrant Program Services (CAMPS). It is organized into two sections that develop the theme of a continuing journey from African past to migrant present, as this journey is reflec...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Art; Blacks; Cultural Activities; Handicrafts; Migrant Workers; Poetry; Story Telling
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED297491: Leisure and Recreation Behavior Checklist. - ERIC
The Leisure and Recreation Behavior Checklist (LRBC) is an open-ended checklist for recording behaviors of mentally handicapped adults. Its function is to profile individuals' leisure or recreation activities for program, administration, and research purposes. Intended for use by care-givers, the measure stresses recording of observed behaviors and not interpretations of behavior. Distinctions are drawn among leisure, leisure-education, and recreation behavior...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adults; Athletics; Check Lists; Handicrafts; Hobbies; Leisure Education; Mental Retardation; Recreation
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED384355: Get a Clue at the Library. - ERIC
This reading program theme deals with mysteries in their broadest sense. The mystery theme is not limited to who-done-its although they are a place to start. The library is full of solutions to other kinds of mysteries. Craft and program ideas, clip art, press releases, a planning time line, and calendars were developed to assist in the implementation of a reading program. Sections of the guide include: goals, objectives, and evaluation; getting started; common program structures; planning timel...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Children; Elementary Education; Group Activities; Handicrafts; Preschool Education; Program Implementation; Public Libraries; Reading Programs
Downloads: 22
[texts]ERIC ED240770: The Appalachian Folk Craft Project for the Handicapped. Final Report [and] Portraits of Very Special Craftspeople in Kentucky. - ERIC
The report summarizes accomplishments of a project designed to provide mainstream leisure art and involvement in Appalachian crafts for mildly handicapped students through (1) the development of an Instructional Materials Development System and (2) the creation and pilot testing of instructional program packages that exemplify the use of this system. The application of the Four D model (defining, designing, developing, and disseminating) to the development of folk craft instructional materials i...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adults; Art Products; Disabilities; Elementary Secondary Education; Handicrafts; Leisure Time; Teaching Methods
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED286789: Craft Artist Membership Organizations 1978. Report No. 13. - ERIC
To describe what has been learned about craft membership organizations is the goal of this research report, which utilizes data collected in a nationwide survey of craft organizations. Specific purposes of the study were aimed at developing a better understanding of U.S. craft artists and organizations. Findings indicated that a typical craft organization has existed for 10 years, has 90 local members, is involved in exhibits, sales, and workshops, is a nonprofit corporation, and has an annual b...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Art Products; Craft Workers; Creative Activities; Handicrafts; Nonprofit Organizations; Organizations (Groups); Primary Sources; Voluntary Agencies
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED312174: Primary School Arts and Crafts: Developing Manual Skills. Lesson Plans: Classes I thru VI. Information Collection & Exchange Reprint R037. - ERIC
This book is designed to be of assistance to primary school teachers who have had little training in arts and crafts and for use in teacher training colleges. Tested in Nigeria and Jamaica, this manual gives children an opportunity to develop their natural creativity, and also develops accuracy and manual dexterity in hand skills. Lesson plans are given for various paper crafts (tearing, measurement, cutting, folding, and crayon etching), fiber crafts, paper mache, and clay crafts...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Art Activities; Childrens Art; Creative Activities; Creative Development; Design Crafts; Elementary Education; Foreign Countries; Handicrafts; Lesson Plans
Downloads: 13
[texts]ERIC ED341637: Art and the Craft of Avoidance: Toxic Art Supplies Lack Warnings Despite Federal Labeling Law. - ERIC
Despite federal law requiring that art and craft materials be labeled, many products continue to be sold without adequate identification of their contents. This report summarizes the findings of the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) which conducted an investigation in June and July 1991 to determine how art and craft manufacturers comply with the federal labeling law. The investigation found the following: (1) 44 percent (23 of 52) of the art products surveyed that contained toxic chemi...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adhesives; Art Education; Art Materials; Federal Legislation; Government Role; Handicrafts; Hazardous Materials; Public Health; School Safety
Downloads: 22
[texts]ERIC ED389652: South Florida Folk Arts: A Teacher's Guide. - ERIC
Folklore and folk arts encompass the body of traditional knowledge learned and artifacts produced outside of formal institutions as a result of participation in folk groups. A great portion of daily life and culture is folk. Folklore and folk arts acquire distinctly local characteristics through the influences of geography, history, or talented individuals within the folk group. This manual invites an exploration of the unique aspects of south Florida folklore and folk arts...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Context; Cultural Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Folk Culture; Handicrafts; Oral Tradition; Resource Materials; Teaching Guides
Downloads: 10
[texts]ERIC ED376006: Passing It On: An Introduction to the Folk Art & Folk Life of West Virginia, and to the West Virginia Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program. - ERIC
The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis and Elkins College (West Virginia) was established in 1973 as a community-sponsored workshop program and has continued since 1980 as a college affiliated, nonprofit organization. Rooted in local traditions, the center supports folk-related activities and sponsors in-state programs and research, primarily through the West Virginia Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Apprenticeships; Artists; Beliefs; Cultural Centers; Cultural Education; Dance; Folk Culture; Handicrafts; Music; Oral Tradition; Songs; Tales
Downloads: 9
[texts]ERIC ED298067: To Survey American Crafts: A Planning Study. Research Division Report #2. - ERIC
The purpose of this planning study about crafts in the United States is to provide preliminary data and information prior to a national crafts' survey by the National Endowment of the Arts. This study reports on: (1) the preparation of a systematic classification of U.S. crafts; (2) attempts to group and classify crafts people and their organizations into a system; (3) estimates of the number of crafts people and crafts' organizations; (4) geographical distribution of crafts people; and (5) sugg...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classification; Craft Workers; Data Collection; Data Interpretation; Demography; Geographic Distribution; Handicrafts; National Surveys; Occupational Surveys; Planning; Research Projects
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED211389: Coastal Livelihoods and Crafts. Project CAPE Teaching Module. - ERIC
Twelve multidisciplinary activities for upper elementary students comprise this unit on occupations and crafts associated with the distinctive lifestyle of the people of North Carolina's coast and the Outer Banks. Some topics included are fishing, seafood, real estate, development, careers, crafts, and boats. Activities involve playing games, cooking, reading a play, making things, and discussing issues...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Career Awareness; Elementary Education; Environmental Education; Grade 5; Grade 6; Handicrafts; Interdisciplinary Approach; Learning Activities; Marine Biology; Oceanography
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED237445: Arts and Crafts, [Ideas Compiled from Nine Issues of Instructor Magazine, August 1982 through May 1983.] - ERIC
Approximately 40 arts and crafts activity ideas are compiled for use by teachers of the primary and elementary grades. The materials used in these activities are inexpensive and easily found. The activities are short and not difficult for students at any grade level. Art ideas are included for Halloween, Easter, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, and St. Patrick's Day. Other activities include making calico cottages, foam friends, soft sculpture, silly seashells, family trees, bookmarks, banners, pillo...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Art Activities; Art Materials; Art Products; Creative Activities; Elementary Education; Guidelines; Handicrafts; Painting (Visual Arts)
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED226921: By the Work of Our Hands: Choctaw Material Culture. - ERIC
A portion of Mississippi Choctaw culture commonly referred to as "material culture" is described with pictures illustrating the process of making some of the traditional Choctaw items which tribal members have chosen to continue to make. The secondary textbook may be used as a supplement to the state-adopted textbook for the course titled "Mississippi History" (a major resource material for a unit of study in the social studies curriculum offered at the secondary level) or with a secondary-level...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; American Indian Culture; American Indian Studies; Clothing; Cultural Activities; Cultural Background; Food; Games; Handicrafts; Interviews; Secondary Education
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED219348: Hungarian Folk Arts and Crafts. Educational Curriculum Kit 6. - ERIC
This booklet provides a brief introduction to Hungarian arts and crafts. A discussion of the historical development and characteristics of Hungarian folk art supplies the background for a section in which regional styles of Hungarian folk art are described (Transdanubia, the Highlands of northern Hungary, Transylvania, and the Great Hungarian Plain.) Section four presents descriptions and illustrations of Hungarian folk art, including structures, furniture, carving, pottery, metalwork, leatherwo...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Architecture; Art Activities; Clothing Design; Community Resources; Creative Expression; Elementary Secondary Education; Folk Culture; Foreign Countries; Handicrafts; Woodworking
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED333867: Summer Bookaneers: Sign on with Captain Book. 1990 Florida Summer Library Program. - ERIC
Designed for use by children's librarians in organizing and conducting a summer reading program for children 5 through 12 years of age, this "log book" contains suggestions for activities related to a seafaring theme together with lists of selected materials relevant to the particular activities. Samples of a press release and several public service announcements are provided as well as a suggested script for a school visit by the librarian prior to the beginning of the program...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Childrens Libraries; Elementary Education; Films; Guidelines; Handicrafts; Music; Poetry; Preadolescents; Public Libraries; Reading Programs; Recreational Reading; Scripts; Seafarers; Summer Programs
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED307899: Creature Features. Program Guide for the Texas Reading Club, 1989. - ERIC
This guide is a collection of books, activities, art, creative dramatics, creative writing, games, and films intended for use with children from age three through grade seven. Eight weeks of activities that are fairly simple and inexpensive to put together and of varying degrees of effort and complexity are presented in eight chapters reflecting eight themes. Each chapter suggests a variety of projects, films, and books to accommodate the various size groups and budgets of the different librarie...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Animals; Childrens Literature; Creative Dramatics; Elementary Education; Films; Games; Guidelines; Handicrafts; Library Planning; Library Services; Preschool Children; Program Development; Public Libraries; Reading Programs; Recreational Reading
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED287765: Craft-Artists in the United States: A Portrait. - ERIC
While interest in crafts has grown in recent years, relatively few persons earn all or part of their livelihood from craft production. A craft artist profile was constructed using the: (1) 1980 Survey of Members of Craft Organizations; (2) 1980 Survey of Subscribers; (3) 1980 Survey of Sellers and Exhibitors; (4) 1979 Ethnographic Studies of Folk-Artists; and (5) 1982 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Art Activities; Artists; Comparative Analysis; Craft Workers; Creative Activities; Design Crafts; Handicrafts; Leisure Time; Occupations; Profiles; Recreational Activities; Research Projects; Surveys
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED351107: Craft-Training in the Preschool Curriculum. - ERIC
In craft training, children are taught preschool skills as they create art projects with an adult. By creating toys, pictures, and other projects from readily available materials, children become involved in cooking, coloring, cutting, drawing, gluing, and beginning writing. The first rule of craft training is to let the child do the work of making the craft. The second rule is that teachers talk to the child in specific terms and encourage the child to talk back...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Art Activities; Art Materials; Beginning Writing; Creative Activities; Feedback; Handicrafts; Preschool Education; Preschool Teachers; Prewriting; Skill Development; Teacher Role
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED375926: Cognitive Development through the Study of the Environment: From Sheep to Jumper, from Popular Tradition to Modern Ways of Production. - ERIC
The paper describes how preschool children's cognitive development is affected by the study of their surroundings and environment. A group of preschool children from the Child's Center of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, were provided with opportunities to examine the transformation of wool into cloth and clothing. These included: (1) a puppet show to expose the children to the composition of jumpers and other clothing; (2) a discussion of the qualities of home-made and purchased ju...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Art Activities; Clothing; Cognitive Development; Cultural Background; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Foreign Countries; Handicrafts; Learning Activities; Music Activities; Preschool Children; Preschool Education
Downloads: 10
[texts]ERIC ED344031: Entrepreneurs: Women and Minorities. - ERIC
A program was designed to meet the needs of Kentucky women who wished to supplement their incomes by producing articles in their homes for sale. Its three-phase objective was to identify women who already had knitting skills and train them to produce a finished product; to provide basic knowledge about how to run a small business; and to provide knowledge about marketing craft products. An advisory committee was established, instructors were recruited to teach crafts and entrepreneurship concurr...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Business Administration; Craft Workers; Creative Activities; Design Crafts; Distributive Education; Entrepreneurship; Females; Handicrafts; Marketing; Minority Groups; Needle Trades; Self Employment; Small Businesses; Womens Education
Downloads: 8
[texts]ERIC ED386362: Arts and Humanities Programs in Rural America. Rural Information Center Publication Series, No. 42. Revised Edition. - ERIC
This directory contains resource materials and listings of organizations, funding resources, and databases pertaining to cultural programs in rural American communities. A bibliography contains over 100 entries including books, newspaper articles, catalogs, case studies, audio visual materials, and journals covering rural programs and activities in arts and crafts, humanities, music, theater, festivals, historic preservation, and related economic development...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Annotated Bibliographies; Community Development; Cultural Activities; Cultural Education; Databases; Financial Support; Grants; Handicrafts; Humanities; Library Collections; Organizations (Groups); Program Descriptions; Resource Materials; Rural Areas; Rural Education
Downloads: 15
[texts]ERIC ED364055: Cuaderno de Proyectos Manuales Sugeridos para Estudiantes con Impedimentos (Notebook of Manual Projects Suggested for Students with Light and Moderate Disabilities). - ERIC
This notebook is a reference source that lists suggested manual projects that can be completed by students with disabilities. The projects were developed for use with special education students and those in prevocational education. Information is included about materials, hardware, equipment, and safety, with recommendations for each project and patterns. The 46 projects include creations with fabrics, wire, and other common materials...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Art Activities; Art Products; Childrens Art; Creative Activities; Disabilities; Elementary Secondary Education; Handicrafts; Prevocational Education; Reference Materials; Resource Materials; Special Education
Downloads: 19
[texts]ERIC ED382820: The Skilled Crafts in Germany. Education and Science (Bildung and Wissenschaft) BW 1/95. - ERIC
This publication focuses on the skilled crafts in Germany, including the training system and professional prospects. It includes the following articles: "A Valuable Tradition" (Dieter W. Benecke) and "The Skilled Crafts in Germany: Training System and Professional Prospects" (Volker Thomas). The latter article covers the following topics: the economic and social importance of the crafts today, training and new blood in the crafts sector, examples of skilled crafts (glass, sailmaking, wrought iro...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Apprenticeships; Craft Workers; Design Crafts; Economic Development; Education Work Relationship; Foreign Countries; Foundries; Glass; Handicrafts; Industrial Arts; Postsecondary Education
Downloads: 12
[movies]Stanley Park railway - Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting the Stanley Park Miniature Railway and other recreational activities in the park. The b&w footage of this film documents the construction of the miniature railway including bulldozing of the land and building of the railway tracks. It also contains footage of a ceremony involving hammering in the last spike as well as footage of the train running along the tracks in full operation carrying passengers and arriving at a station filled with crowds of people wa...
Keywords: Railroads--Construction; Railroads--Passenger cars; Railroads--Stations; Crowds; Children; Handicrafts; Archery; Competitions; Tug of war; Track and field; Flags; Bands; Stanley Park (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 190
[texts]ERIC ED341615: Teaching Art to Amish Children. A Participant Observation Study of Teaching Art to Amish Children. - ERIC
The purpose of this study is to describe, analyze, and interpret through participant observation the teaching of art to Amish eighth graders in a public school. The description of what and how art is taught by a non-Amish art teacher raises questions of appropriate content, patterning of instruction, strategies for developing perceptual awareness and artistic competence, censorship, values of simplicity/harmony versus complexity/disharmony, and points towards fundamentalist concerns...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Amish; Art Activities; Art Education; Communication Skills; Cultural Activities; Ethnography; Grade 8; Handicrafts; Junior High Schools; Teacher Student Relationship; Teaching Methods; Visual Arts
Downloads: 12
[texts]ERIC ED316451: The Louisiana Slide Library; A Humanities Program. Bulletin 1755. - ERIC
The Louisiana Slide Library is an extensive collection of slides, lectures, and tapes designed for use in the arts, the humanities, social and ethnic studies, languages, home economics, careers, crafts, and special education. This bibliography lists these slide sets and indicates the grade level intended for each set and the number of slides in the set. If a tape is included, tape time is also indicated...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Annotated Bibliographies; Audiovisual Aids; Ethnic Studies; Handicrafts; Humanities; Instructional Materials; Natural Sciences; Nonprint Media; Resource Materials; Slides; Social Studies; Visual Arts
Downloads: 14
[texts]ERIC ED388595: Children's Activity Book, New Mexico. 1992 Festival of American Folklife. - ERIC
This booklet was designed in conjunction with a Festival of American Folklife focusing on New Mexico, but can be used when teaching lessons on the culture of New Mexico. It introduces young children to activities adapting Santa Clara Pueblo pottery designs, adobe model making, Rio Grande blanket designs, tinwork picture frames, and ramilletes de papel. Brief explanations describe: "How Pueblo Pottery is Made"; "How the Bear Paw Design Began"; "Adobe: Architecture from the Earth"; "Hispanic-Ameri...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; American Indian Culture; Architecture; Ceramics; Design Crafts; Elementary Education; Folk Culture; Food; Handicrafts; Hispanic American Culture; Learning Activities; Material Culture; Navajo (Nation); Pueblo (People); Social Studies
Downloads: 12
[texts]ERIC ED386172: Rainbow Earth. - ERIC
The environment is a great concern in the 1990s, and everyone needs to work at maintaining our planet. The 1992 Arizona State Library Reading Program, "Rainbow Earth," provides children with many techniques they can use to help the Earth. This reading program guide provides information on the following: goals, objectives, and evaluation; getting started; common summer program structures; planning timeline; publicity and promotion; braille and talking books; awards and incentives; and parents/fam...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Books; Braille; Childrens Literature; Elementary Education; Environmental Education; Group Activities; Handicrafts; Learning Activities; Library Services; Preschool Education; Public Libraries; Reading Programs; Summer Programs; Talking Books
Downloads: 26
[texts]ERIC ED244900: Curriculum Guide for Art in the Secondary Schools. - ERIC
This secondary school curriculum guide is written in outline form to simplify the planning of a design-oriented art program. For each of 15 design units, a step-by-step set of instructions is given. Each unit is presented in three stages, each of which is a complete lesson in design. Materials and tools necessary for lesson preparation, motivation ideas, and exploration activities are given for each stage...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Art Education; Art History; Ceramics; Course Content; Curriculum Guides; Design Crafts; Freehand Drawing; Handicrafts; Learning Activities; Lesson Plans; Painting (Visual Arts); Printmaking; Sculpture; Secondary Education
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED244901: Design Solutions: Supplement to the Curriculum Guide for Art in the Secondary Schools. Field Test. - ERIC
Intended to clarify the elements and principles of design as stated in the "Curriculum Guide for Art in the Secondary Schools," this illustrated supplement presents 15 design units with step-by-step instructions for clarifying design problems and providing solutions. Each unit is presented in three stages, each of which is a complete lesson in design. Materials and tools necessary for lesson preparation, motivation ideas, and exploration activities are given for each stage...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Art Education; Ceramics; Course Content; Curriculum Guides; Design Crafts; Freehand Drawing; Handicrafts; Learning Activities; Lesson Plans; Painting (Visual Arts); Printmaking; Sculpture; Secondary Education
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED378995: Panda-Monium at the Library: 1995 Arizona Reading Program. - ERIC
Panda bears are the theme of this guide which includes many reading-related activities, crafts, and programs on a broad range of topics, and which can be expanded to other theme approaches such as endangered species, bears in general, and the concept of black and white. The program begins with a general definition and discussion of goals, objectives and evaluation, and offers recommendations on getting started...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Creative Activities; Disabilities; Handicrafts; Individual Needs; Library Services; Program Design; Program Development; Program Guides; Program Implementation; Publicity; Reading Programs; Youth Programs
Downloads: 32
[texts]ERIC ED289003: Crafts Development and Marketing Manual. Appropriate Technologies for Development. Peace Corps Information Collection & Exchange Manual Series No. M-24. - ERIC
This manual was developed to help Peace Corps volunteers assist local craftspeople in developing nations in initiating and operating small businesses to produce and market their products. The manual is organized in eight chapters that cover the following topics: the crafts environment, common problems and solutions for a crafts business, organizing and managing the crafts project, production, marketing, distribution, case studies of two crafts industries, and resource groups and marketing channe...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adults; Business Administration; Craft Workers; Developing Nations; Economic Opportunities; Entrepreneurship; Foreign Countries; Handicrafts; Marketing; Program Development; Program Implementation; Risk; Small Businesses; Transportation; Volunteer Training; Volunteers
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED226111: Crafts-Artists in the United States. - ERIC
Following a preliminary study of crafts membership organizations in the United States, a survey was conducted of members of these organizations in order to determine their number, kind, media of work, personal characteristics, and geographic location. A sample of 5,146 craftspersons who were members of these organizations was mailed a questionnaire. The response rate was 74 percent with 2,637 identifying themselves as crafts-artists; the remainder were dropped from the sample...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adults; Craft Workers; Enrollment; Group Membership; Handicrafts; National Surveys; Organization Size (Groups); Organizations (Groups); Participant Characteristics; Policy Formation; Public Policy
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED342717: [Multicultural Education and the Arts.] - ERIC
This issue os Spectrum contains six articles devoted to the theme of helping teachers develop multicultural teaching methods by examining the relationship of art, culture, and art education. In "Multi-cultural Art: A Learning Process," Linda Kreft addresses the problem of cultural biases that children acquire over time. Patricia Stuhr in "Wisconsin's Native American Visual Art" presents a rationale for studying the art of other cultures, in particular the art of Wisconsin Native Americans...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aesthetic Values; Art Appreciation; Art Education; Art Expression; Cultural Activities; Educational Philosophy; Elementary Secondary Education; Enrichment Activities; Fine Arts; Handicrafts; Multicultural Education
Downloads: 13
[texts]ERIC ED226110: Methodology Report: Survey of Crafts-Artists. - ERIC
Research concerning crafts-artists in the United States involved two phases: a survey of craft organizations and members and a survey of professional and subscriber crafts-artists. This report describes the sampling, data collection, and data processing procedures used in the surveys, describes the questionnaires and other materials sent to crafts organizations and crafts-artists, and provides documentation for the results of the surveys...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adults; Craft Workers; Enrollment; Group Membership; Handicrafts; National Surveys; Organization Size (Groups); Organizations (Groups); Participant Characteristics; Policy Formation; Public Policy; Research Design; Research Methodology
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED257971: The Cottage Industry: Homebased Businesses for Older Adults. An Information Guidebook. - ERIC
This guide was developed to provide information, stimulus, and ideas for facilitation of homebased business development for older adults. The guide is organized in four chapters. Chapter 1 examines the physical and intellectual factors affecting older workers and employment barriers facing older adults. In Chapter 2, "cottage industry" is defined and recent trends, as well as historical roots, are examined...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Programs; Community Colleges; Course Content; Craft Workers; Educational Needs; Educational Resources; Entrepreneurship; Handicrafts; Older Adults; Older Workers; Small Businesses; Two Year Colleges; Workshops
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED194034: Art, Craft and Design Education: A Study of the Opportunities and Requirements in the Post Secondary Sector in Western Australia. - ERIC
An inquiry concerning art, craft, and design education in Western Australia that was undertaken by the Western Australian Post Secondary Education Commission is considered, as are the resulting recommendations. Attention is directed to the existing system and the need/demand for art, craft, and design education, as well as issues affecting the following: The Western Australian Institute of Technology, the Technical Education Division, teacher education in the colleges, issues affecting the unive...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Art Education; Art History; College Planning; Creative Art; Delivery Systems; Design; Educational Opportunities; Educational Planning; Foreign Countries; Handicrafts; Higher Education; Needs Assessment; Postsecondary Education; School Organization
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED226920: By the Work of Our Hands: Choctaw Material Culture. Teacher's Guide. - ERIC
The teacher's guide for the reader "By the Work of Our Hands: Choctaw Material Culture" (RC 013 897) contains the following features for each chapter of the reader: background information for the teacher, important terms, the lesson plan, evaluation ideas, and references and resources. Subjects of chapters are stickball and rabbit sticks, drum making and hominy, basket making, beading, clothing, and use of the videotape "By the Work of Our Hands." A 59-item bibliography and appendices containing...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; American Indian Culture; American Indian Studies; Clothing; Cultural Activities; Cultural Background; Food; Games; Handicrafts; Resource Materials; Secondary Education; Teaching Guides
Downloads: 1
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